Meaning of CLAMP in English


n. 25B6; noun

a clamp was holding the wood : BRACE, vice, press, clasp; Music capo (tasto); Climbing jumar.

clamps had been fitted to the car : IMMOBILIZER, wheel clamp; N. Amer. boot.

25B6; verb

the sander is clamped on to the workbench : FASTEN, secure, fix, attach; screw, bolt.

a pipe was clamped between his teeth : CLENCH, grip, hold, press, clasp.

his car was clamped : IMMOBILIZE, wheel-clamp; N. Amer. boot.

25A0; clamp down on SUPPRESS, prevent, stop, put a stop/end to, stamp out; crack down on, limit, restrict, control, keep in check.

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